Dr Kan Wu is Assistant Professor, Division of System and Engineering Management, at NTU School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. His research interests are smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0, manufacturing system performance, queueing theory, productivity enhancement, planning, scheduling and dispatching, as well as supply chain management.
Besides being a visiting consultant of Health Sciences Authority Singapore, Dr Wu is also the founder of Oplentia, providing AI solutions and consulting services to companies that are keen to implement a smart factory. He also has extensive industrial engineering experience in the semiconductor industry.
Project with a hospital to improve operational efficiency and reduce patient waiting time. Evaluated dispensing systems, created new designs and plans, proposed algorithms to determine the optimal drug allocation in auto-dispensers and developed a simulation system to optimise the job dispatching sequence.
- Manufacturing - Process/Industrial Engineering